South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program – Adjournment Speech

Senator Birmingham: (South Australia—Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment) (21:50): Tonight I wish to draw attention to some significant developments and advancements in our government's progress and commitment to see the Murray-Darling Basin Plan implemented in full, on time and done so in a manner that ensures our irrigation communities continue to be…

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AM Agenda, Sky News – Labor disunity; foreign investment; border protection policy

DAVID LIPSON: Factional brawling, faceless men, allegations of payback and claims that women are not being fairly represented in senior positions – all barbs aimed at the Labor Party from within the Labor Party after yesterday’s frontbench announcement. The former Speaker, Anna Burke, who missed out on a frontbench position, is leading the charge. She…

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National snapshot of Australia’s water resources released today

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its latest Australian Water Resources Assessment today. The report provides a high-quality, nationally consistent picture of Australia’s water resources.   Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment Simon Birmingham said the Australian Water Resources Assessment 2012 clearly identifies trends and variability in Australian water resources, providing an essential…

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